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THE BELGIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318685
Published by Jonathan Cape. 6th 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Rhoda Power. Pink cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped, corners lightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to contents. Some of the b/w illustrations have been coloured in. Dustwrapper is edge torn with some loss, tape repairs on verso. Some slight browning to spine of dustwrapper.

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THE SWISS TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318684
Published by Jonathan Cape. 7th 1949. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black titles. 151 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Book leans to one side a little. Neat colouring to the b/w illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and a little grubby.

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THE SPANISH TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318683
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 149 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly faded/browned to spine, small hole to spine edge of front panel. Some light foxing to dustwrapper.

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THE ESKIMO TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318682
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Black titles. B/w illustrations. Cheaper edition. Spine and corners bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. Light page browning to endpapers, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss, slightly grubby and browned to spine.

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THE NORWEGIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318681
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Spine bumped. Messy child's writing and colouring to verso of front free-endpaper and illustration opposite. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and foxed, browned to spine. Child's writing in pencil to front flap of dustwrapper.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOL III THE TRIUMPHANT YEARS 1917-1932
Written by John Richardson.
Stock no. 2132326
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The third volume of the definitive biography, full of original, groundbreaking new insights into Picasso's life and work. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. xiv and 592 pages. ISBN: 9780224031219. Small nick to top of spine else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is rubbed at top of spine and just slightly scuffed.

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THE INDIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318656
Published by Jonathan Cape. 6th 1947. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Light foxing to textblock. Child's writing (in pen and pencil) in belongs to box, messy writing to top margin of title-page partially erased (still evident as heavy pencil was used).

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BAMBI - A LIFE IN THE WOODS
Written by Felix Salten.
Stock no. 1318648
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Type reset. Green cloth, blue title to spine and vignette to front. B/w chapter headers. Spine slightly faded and bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, browned and foxed.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318630
Published by Jonathan Cape. 8th 1937. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some foxing to contents.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOLUME II: 1907-1917
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso; et al..
Stock no. 1818958
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1996. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume only of a four-volume biography. The Painter of Modern Life. Grey boards, black title to spine, red signature to front. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0224031201. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, scuffed to rear panel with a little creasing.

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A LIFE OF PICASSO VOLUME I: 1881-1906
Written by John Richardson. Illustrated by Pablo Picasso; et al..
Stock no. 1818949
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first volume only of a four-volume biography. Exploring Picasso's Spanish roots: his intensely Andalusian nature, his adolescence in Corunna and Madrid, his discovery of himself in the solitude of the mountains, and his passion for Barcelona, where he became the hero of Catalan 'modernisme'. Pale lilac boards with black title to spine and portrait to front board. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0224030248. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Lower edge of text block grubby. Contents clean. Clear glassine dustwrapper with title & author to front panel is browned to spine and has a few tiny closed edge-tears.

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PAST EIGHT O'CLOCK
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1318522
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Goodnight Stories. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front. Vivid full-page colour illustrations plus silhouettes to text. ISBN: 0224028561. Spine and corners bumped. Light tea/coffee(?) stain to foredge of textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with light foxing to the flaps.

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